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Before you buy another hard drive. . .

Computer World   Read this before you buy another hard drive

Backblaze’s unvarnished look at hard drives will likely be refreshed quarterly

By Lucas Mearian – January 22, 2014 03:52 PM ET

Because it buys from retail sites, Backblaze is not beholden to drive suppliers or any pressure they might apply to fend off bad publicity.

Basically, it offers an evaluation of 15 drive models, details how many Backblaze used and which ones failed over three years in its data center. And it details the vendors whose products had the best overall reliability. … and even details which drives Backblaze will no longer use because they’re so unreliable.

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